It's not just Golden State Warriors fans that know their team can be a force this season.
The NBA is aware, too.
With 16 nationally televised games this season, basketball fans across the world will easily get the chance to see how much the Warriors have improved with their revamped roster.
The Warriors can distance themselves from the small-ball reputation. They can establish themselves as a well-rounded force in the NBA.
After these five games, the Warriors will get a chance to prove they are a legitimate playoff contender while Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes become names even your mom will recognize.